kanji for fire

meaning of kanji

  • fire
  • flame
  • blaze
hiragana

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

hi

stroke order

kanji for fire

definition

Noun

  1. fire
    • 比較的小さい炎が燃えている暖炉
    • (a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning)
      • they sat by the fire and talked 彼らは暖炉のそばに座り話した
  2. fire
    • 何かが燃えること(たいてい破壊的)
    • (the event of something burning (often destructive))
      • they lost everything in the fire 彼らはすべてを火事でなくした
  3. fire, flaming, flame
    • 熱や発光、(時には)煙を出しながら可燃性の物質が燃える過程
    • (the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke)
      • fire was one of our ancestors’ first discoveries 火は我々の先祖が最初に発見したものの1つだった
  4. fire
    • 宇宙を構成する4つの要素の1つとかつて思われていた(エムペドクレス)
    • (once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles))

meaning of kanji

  • fire fighting
  • fire department
  • fire brigade
hiragana
しょうぼう

drawing of kanji

消防

reading of kanji

syou bou

meaning of kanji

  • fire
  • conflagration
hiragana
かじ

drawing of kanji

火事

reading of kanji

kazi

meaning of kanji

  • fireworks
hiragana
はなび

drawing of kanji

花火

reading of kanji

hanabi

meaning of kanji

  • wartime fire
  • war
  • wartime destruction
  • horrors of war
hiragana
せんか

drawing of kanji

戦火

reading of kanji

sen ka

meaning of kanji

  • outbreak of fire
hiragana
しゅっか

drawing of kanji

出火

reading of kanji

syuxtu ka

meaning of kanji

  • fire fighting
  • extinguishing a fire
hiragana
しょうか

drawing of kanji

消火

reading of kanji

syou ka

meaning of kanji

  • ruins of a fire
  • fire-devastated area
hiragana
やけあと

drawing of kanji

焼け跡

reading of kanji

yake ato

meaning of kanji

  • death by fire
hiragana
しょうし

drawing of kanji

焼死

reading of kanji

syou si

meaning of kanji

  • live coals (for firelighting)
  • cause (of disturbance, conflict, etc.)
  • trigger
hiragana
ひだね

drawing of kanji

火種

reading of kanji

hida ne

meaning of kanji

  • sacred fire (torch)
  • Olympic flame
hiragana
せいか

drawing of kanji

聖火

reading of kanji

sei ka

meaning of kanji

  • fire prevention
  • fire fighting
  • fire proof
hiragana
ぼうか

drawing of kanji

防火

reading of kanji

bou ka

meaning of kanji

  • large fire
hiragana
たいか

drawing of kanji

大火

reading of kanji

tai ka

meaning of kanji

  • firewood
  • kindling
  • fuel
  • piece(s) of firewood
hiragana
まき

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

maki

meaning of kanji

  • to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.)
  • to shoot
  • to hit (e.g. baseball)
  • to break wind
  • to set free
  • to release
  • to let loose
  • to emit (e.g. light)
  • to give off (e.g. a scent)
  • to send out (a person to carry out a duty)
  • to set fire to
hiragana
はなつ

drawing of kanji

放つ

reading of kanji

ha natu

meaning of kanji

  • forest fire (on a mountain)
  • wildfire
  • bushfire
hiragana
やまかじ

drawing of kanji

山火事

reading of kanji

yama kazi

meaning of kanji

  • Fire and Disaster Management Agency (formerly: Fire Defense Agency) (Defence)
hiragana
しょうぼうちょう

drawing of kanji

消防庁

reading of kanji

syou boutyou

meaning of kanji

  • ready fire-power
  • battle-ready forces
  • immediate asset (to a team or firm)
  • someone who can be an immediately effective player or worker
hiragana
そくせんりょく

drawing of kanji

即戦力

reading of kanji

so kuse n ri xyo ku

meaning of kanji

  • ignition
  • catching fire
  • firing (e.g. gun)
  • discharging
hiragana
はっか

drawing of kanji

発火

reading of kanji

hakka

meaning of kanji

  • gunfire
  • fire
hiragana
ほうか

drawing of kanji

砲火

reading of kanji

houka

meaning of kanji

  • fire insurance
hiragana
かさいほけん

drawing of kanji

火災保険

reading of kanji

kasa i ho ken

meaning of kanji

  • conflagration
  • fire
hiragana
かさい

drawing of kanji

火災

reading of kanji

kasa i

meaning of kanji

  • to put up (a notice, sign, etc.)
  • to hang out (e.g. a banner)
  • to fly (e.g. a flag)
  • to hoist
  • to raise
  • to display
  • to hold up high
  • to raise overhead
  • to tout (a principle, plan, etc.)
  • to herald
  • to hold up (an ideal)
  • to parade (e.g. a slogan)
  • to publish
  • to print
  • to carry (e.g. an article)
  • to tuck up (e.g. sleeves)
  • to roll up
  • to stoke (a fire)
  • to fan (a flame)
hiragana
かかげる

drawing of kanji

掲げる

reading of kanji

kakageru

meaning of kanji

  • arson
  • setting fire
hiragana
ほうか

drawing of kanji

放火

reading of kanji

houka

meaning of kanji

  • to cut
  • to cut through
  • to perform (surgery)
  • to sever (connections, ties)
  • to turn off (e.g. the light)
  • to terminate (e.g. a conversation)
  • to hang up (the phone)
  • to disconnect
  • to punch (a ticket)
  • to tear off (a stub)
  • to open (something sealed)
  • to start
  • to set (a limit)
  • to do (something) in less or within a certain time
  • to issue (stamps, vouchers, etc.)
  • to reduce
  • to decrease
  • to discount
  • to shake off (water, etc.)
  • to let drip-dry
  • to let drain
  • to cross
  • to traverse
  • to criticize sharply
  • to act decisively
  • to do (something noticeable)
  • to go first
  • to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki)
  • to turn (vehicle, steering wheel, etc.)
  • to curl (a ball)
  • to bend
  • to cut
  • to shuffle (cards)
  • to discard a tile
  • to dismiss
  • to sack
  • to let go
  • to expulse
  • to excommunicate
  • to dig (a groove)
  • to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph)
  • to trump
  • to cut (the connection between two groups) (in go)
  • to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone)
  • to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.)
  • to finish
  • to complete
hiragana
きる

drawing of kanji

切る

reading of kanji

ki ru

meaning of kanji

  • trajectory
  • line of fire
  • ballistic
hiragana
だんどう

drawing of kanji

弾道

reading of kanji

da n dou

meaning of kanji

  • firearms
  • guns
hiragana
かき

drawing of kanji

火器

reading of kanji

kaki

meaning of kanji

  • burner
  • nozzle
  • origin of a fire
hiragana
ひぐち

drawing of kanji

火口

reading of kanji

higuti

meaning of kanji

  • heating power
  • thermal power
  • firepower
hiragana
かりょく

drawing of kanji

火力

reading of kanji

kari xyo ku

meaning of kanji

  • firing
  • shooting
  • fire
  • gunshot
  • marksmanship
hiragana
しゃげき

drawing of kanji

射撃

reading of kanji

si xya geki

meaning of kanji

  • mark
  • guide
  • landmark
  • purpose
  • aim
  • goal
  • intention
  • end
  • sight (on a firearm)
hiragana
めあて

drawing of kanji

目当て

reading of kanji

meate

meaning of kanji

  • incineration
  • destroy by fire
hiragana
しょうきゃく

drawing of kanji

焼却

reading of kanji

syo ukya ku

meaning of kanji

  • hot (thing)
  • passionate (feelings, etc.)
  • ardent
  • hot (e.g. gaze)
  • hot (e.g. temper)
  • zealous
  • enthusiastic
  • fired up
  • intense
  • severe
  • extreme
  • hot (topic)
  • of interest
hiragana
あつい

drawing of kanji

熱い

reading of kanji

atui

meaning of kanji

  • alarm bell
  • fire bell
  • warning
  • wake-up call
hiragana
けいしょう

drawing of kanji

警鐘

reading of kanji

kei syo u

meaning of kanji

  • irrigation water
  • water for fire
  • city water
  • cistern water
hiragana
ようすい

drawing of kanji

用水

reading of kanji

yousu i

meaning of kanji

  • to mix
  • to combine
  • to exchange (words, fire, etc.)
  • to cross (e.g. swords)
  • to join together
hiragana
まじえる

drawing of kanji

交える

reading of kanji

mazi eru

meaning of kanji

  • to burn
  • to get fired up
hiragana
もえる

drawing of kanji

燃える

reading of kanji

moeru

meaning of kanji

  • going up in flames
  • destruction by fire (esp. of a large building)
  • stirring up a storm of criticism online (of an article, tweet, statement, etc.)
  • becoming the target of an Internet pitchfork mob
hiragana
えんじょう

drawing of kanji

炎上

reading of kanji

enzi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • leaping flames
  • flying sparks
  • spread of fire (due to leaping flames)
  • repercussions in unanticipated areas
  • spilling over
  • effects of an incident spreading to those seemingly uninvolved
  • impetigo contagiosa
hiragana
とびひ

drawing of kanji

飛び火

reading of kanji

tobihi

meaning of kanji

  • brushwood
  • firewood
hiragana
しば

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

siba

meaning of kanji

  • to drive in (e.g. nail, stake)
  • to hammer in
  • to hit (a ball, etc.)
  • to drive
  • to smash
  • to fire into (e.g. a crowd)
  • to launch (e.g. missiles)
  • to lob (e.g. grenades)
  • to input (data)
  • to enter
  • to devote oneself to
  • to go heart and soul into
  • to throw oneself into
  • to go head over heels for
  • to practice hitting (baseball, tennis, etc.)
  • to hit (an opponent in kendo, boxing, etc.)
  • to get a blow in
  • to invade one’s opponent’s territory (in the game of go)
  • to place a stone in an opponent’s formation
  • to pour (concrete, etc.) into a form
hiragana
うちこむ

drawing of kanji

打ち込む

reading of kanji

utikomu

meaning of kanji

  • to let out
  • to utter
  • to produce
  • to emit
  • to give forth
  • to discharge
  • to issue
  • to send
  • to give
  • to leave
  • to depart
  • to occur
  • to appear
  • to shoot (an arrow or bullet)
  • to fire
hiragana
はっする

drawing of kanji

発する

reading of kanji

haxtu suru

meaning of kanji

  • firecracker
hiragana
ばくちく

drawing of kanji

爆竹

reading of kanji

ba kutiku

meaning of kanji

  • to succeed (a person, to a position, etc.)
  • to inherit
  • to take over
  • to follow
  • to patch (clothes)
  • to mend
  • to repair
  • to add (e.g. charcoal to the fire)
  • to replenish with
  • to feed with
  • to follow up with (e.g. remarks)
  • to gather (one’s breath)
hiragana
つぐ

drawing of kanji

継ぐ

reading of kanji

tugu

meaning of kanji

  • going out (e.g. of a fire)
  • dying out
  • fizzling out
  • falling through
  • coming to nothing
hiragana
たちぎえ

drawing of kanji

立ち消え

reading of kanji

tati gi e

meaning of kanji

  • self-immolation
  • burning oneself to death
  • suicide by fire
hiragana
しょうしんじさつ

drawing of kanji

焼身自殺

reading of kanji

syo u sinzi satu

meaning of kanji

  • firefly (Luciola cruciata)
  • lightning bug
  • glowworm
hiragana
ほたる

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

hotaru

meaning of kanji

  • to let fly
  • to make fly
  • to send flying
  • to blow off (e.g. in the wind)
  • to launch
  • to fire
  • to hurl
  • to shoot
  • to skip over
  • to leave out
  • to omit
  • to drop (e.g. a stitch)
  • to run fast
  • to drive fast
  • to gallop
  • to spray
  • to splash
  • to spatter
  • to say without reservation
  • to call out (e.g. a jeer)
  • to rattle of (e.g. a joke)
  • to spread (e.g. a rumour)
  • to circulate
  • to send out (a message)
  • to issue (e.g. an appeal)
  • to transfer (to a less important post)
  • to send away (e.g. to a provincial branch)
  • to demote
  • to dispatch quickly (e.g. a reporter)
  • to get rid of
  • to burn off (alcohol)
  • to attack (e.g. with a leg manoeuvre)
  • to do vigorously
  • to do roughly
  • to do energetically
hiragana
とばす

drawing of kanji

飛ばす

reading of kanji

tobasu

meaning of kanji

  • spread of fire
hiragana
えんしょう

drawing of kanji

延焼

reading of kanji

en syo u

meaning of kanji

  • firefighter
  • fireman
hiragana
しょうぼうし

drawing of kanji

消防士

reading of kanji

syou bousi

meaning of kanji

  • fireproof
hiragana
たいか

drawing of kanji

耐火

reading of kanji

tai ka

meaning of kanji

  • source of fire
  • sign of fire
  • warmth of fire
  • heat
hiragana
ひのけ

drawing of kanji

火の気

reading of kanji

hi noke

meaning of kanji

  • setting on fire
  • setting afire
hiragana
やきうち

drawing of kanji

焼き打ち

reading of kanji

yaki uti

meaning of kanji

  • fire under suspicious circumstances
  • arson
hiragana
ふしんび

drawing of kanji

不審火

reading of kanji

husi n bi

meaning of kanji

  • partial destruction by fire
hiragana
はんしょう

drawing of kanji

半焼

reading of kanji

han syo u

meaning of kanji

  • fireball
  • ball of fire
  • will-o’-the-wisp
  • jack-o’-lantern
hiragana
ひのたま

drawing of kanji

火の玉

reading of kanji

hi no tama

meaning of kanji

  • flame
  • blaze
  • fire
  • attack
  • aggression
hiragana
ひのて

drawing of kanji

火の手

reading of kanji

hi no te

meaning of kanji

  • direct fire
  • frontal fire
  • direct rays (of sunlight)
hiragana
ちょくしゃ

drawing of kanji

直射

reading of kanji

tyoku si xya

meaning of kanji

  • Chinese firebird
  • Chinese phoenix
hiragana
ほうおう

drawing of kanji

鳳凰

reading of kanji

houou

meaning of kanji

  • origin of a fire
hiragana
ひもと

drawing of kanji

火元

reading of kanji

himo to

meaning of kanji

  • guns
  • firearms
hiragana
じゅうほう

drawing of kanji

銃砲

reading of kanji

zyuu hou

meaning of kanji

  • being destroyed by fire
hiragana
しょうしつ

drawing of kanji

焼失

reading of kanji

syo u si tu

meaning of kanji

  • friendly fire
  • killing each other by mistake
  • internecine strife
hiragana
どうしうち

drawing of kanji

同士打ち

reading of kanji

dousi uti

meaning of kanji

  • extinguishing a fire
  • (Edo-period) fireman
hiragana
ひけし

drawing of kanji

火消し

reading of kanji

hike si

meaning of kanji

  • uppercase letter
  • capital letter
  • large character
  • large writing
  • the (kanji) character “dai” meaning “big”
  • huge character “dai” formed by fires lit on the side of a mountain in Kyoto on August 16 each year
hiragana
おおもじ

drawing of kanji

大文字

reading of kanji

oo mo zi

meaning of kanji

  • medium flame (cooking)
  • medium heat
  • medium fire
hiragana
ちゅうび

drawing of kanji

中火

reading of kanji

tyuu bi

meaning of kanji

  • phosphorescent light
  • mysterious lights on the sea
  • sea fire
hiragana
しらぬい

drawing of kanji

不知火

reading of kanji

siranui

meaning of kanji

  • to move (house)
  • to transfer (department)
  • to change the target of interest or concern
  • to elapse (passage of time)
  • to be permeated by a colour or scent
  • to be infected
  • to be contagious
  • to spread (as in fire)
hiragana
うつる

drawing of kanji

移る

reading of kanji

uturu

meaning of kanji

  • gunfight
  • exchange of shots
  • firefight
hiragana
うちあい

drawing of kanji

撃ち合い

reading of kanji

uti ai

meaning of kanji

  • extinguishing
  • dying out (of a fire)
  • putting out
hiragana
ちんか

drawing of kanji

鎮火

reading of kanji

tin ka

meaning of kanji

  • charcoal fire
hiragana
すみび

drawing of kanji

炭火

reading of kanji

sumi bi

meaning of kanji

  • fighting back
  • returning fire
  • counter-attack
  • responding to an attack
  • accepting a challenge
hiragana
おうせん

drawing of kanji

応戦

reading of kanji

ou sen

meaning of kanji

  • in the fire
  • in the flames
  • burning (something)
hiragana
かちゅう

drawing of kanji

火中

reading of kanji

ka tyuu

meaning of kanji

  • accidental fire
  • fire caused by negligence
  • misfire
  • failure to ignite
hiragana
しっか

drawing of kanji

失火

reading of kanji

sixtu ka

meaning of kanji

  • sweeping with fire
  • mowing down
  • strafing
hiragana
そうしゃ

drawing of kanji

掃射

reading of kanji

sou si xya

meaning of kanji

  • fireproof
hiragana
なんねんかこう

drawing of kanji

難燃加工

reading of kanji

nan nen kako u

meaning of kanji

  • force of a fire
  • force of flames
hiragana
かせい

drawing of kanji

火勢

reading of kanji

kasei

meaning of kanji

  • to shine
  • to be visible
  • to be tinged with
  • to rise (of water levels)
  • to flow in
  • to be felt (i.e. as an emotion)
  • to come over one
  • to hold up (an umbrella, etc.)
  • to put up
  • to raise
  • to extend one’s arm straight ahead (in dance)
  • to insert
  • to put in
  • to wear (a sword) in one’s belt
  • to wear at one’s side
  • to carry under one’s arm
  • to insert one’s arm under an opponent’s arm
  • to pole (a boat)
  • to pour
  • to add (liquid)
  • to serve (drinks)
  • to put on (lipstick, etc.)
  • to apply
  • to colour
  • to dye
  • to light (a fire)
  • to burn
  • to shut
  • to close
  • to lock
  • to fasten
  • to stop in the midst of
  • to leave undone
hiragana
さす

drawing of kanji

差す

reading of kanji

sasu

meaning of kanji

  • (of fire) to spread
  • to extend itself
hiragana
もえうつる

drawing of kanji

燃え移る

reading of kanji

moe uturu

meaning of kanji

  • scene of a fire
hiragana
かじば

drawing of kanji

火事場

reading of kanji

kazi ba

meaning of kanji

  • pillar of fire
  • blazing column
hiragana
ひばしら

drawing of kanji

火柱

reading of kanji

hiba sira

meaning of kanji

  • fireplace
  • hearth
  • stove
hiragana
だんろ

drawing of kanji

暖炉

reading of kanji

da n ro

meaning of kanji

  • ignition
  • catching fire
  • setting on fire
hiragana
ちゃっか

drawing of kanji

着火

reading of kanji

tyaxtu ka

meaning of kanji

  • ignition
  • catching fire
hiragana
いんか

drawing of kanji

引火

reading of kanji

in ka

meaning of kanji

  • bombing (shelling) the wrong target
  • (be killed by) friendly fire
hiragana
ごばく

drawing of kanji

誤爆

reading of kanji

go baku

meaning of kanji

  • to quarry
  • to cut (timber)
  • to cut and carry off
  • to begin to talk
  • to break the ice
  • to broach
  • to start a fire (with flint, by rubbing sticks together, etc.)
  • to select and extract (from a media file)
  • to splice out
hiragana
きりだす

drawing of kanji

切り出す

reading of kanji

kiri dasu

meaning of kanji

  • fire
  • trace of fire
  • heat of fire
  • force of a fire
hiragana
かき

drawing of kanji

火気

reading of kanji

kaki

meaning of kanji

  • to burn
  • to burn with (emotion, feeling)
  • to be fired up
hiragana
もやす

drawing of kanji

燃やす

reading of kanji

moyasu

meaning of kanji

  • sacred tree
  • support pillars of the traditional fire festival bonfires
hiragana
しんぼく

drawing of kanji

神木

reading of kanji

sin boku

meaning of kanji

  • playing with fire
  • playing with something dangerous
  • playing around (love)
  • flirting
  • having an affair
hiragana
ひあそび

drawing of kanji

火遊び

reading of kanji

hi asobi

meaning of kanji

  • to escape being burned (esp. of a building or the items in it)
  • to survive a fire
hiragana
やけのこる

drawing of kanji

焼け残る

reading of kanji

yake nokoru

meaning of kanji

  • to stream
  • to flow (liquid, time, etc.)
  • to run (ink)
  • to be washed away
  • to be carried
  • to drift
  • to float (e.g. clouds)
  • to wander
  • to stray
  • to sweep (e.g. rumour, fire)
  • to spread
  • to circulate
  • to be heard (e.g. music)
  • to be played
  • to lapse (e.g. into indolence, despair)
  • to pass
  • to elapse
  • to be transmitted
  • to be called off
  • to be forfeited
  • to disappear
  • to be removed
hiragana
ながれる

drawing of kanji

流れる

reading of kanji

nagareru
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